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Tuesday, December 31, 2013

As If A 1,000 Year Old Tree Isn’t Awesome Enough, Wait Till You See What’s Inside It.

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The Sunland Baobab is naturally hollow on the inside and was not artificially hollowed out. - As If A 6,000 Year Old Tree Isn’t Awesome Enough, Wait Til You See What’s Inside It.

The baobab tree, otherwise known as an adansonia, is a large species of tree that is native to parts of Africa and the surrounding areas. The Sunland Baobab is one of the most famous baobab trees (and there is something awesome hiding inside of it). It’s located in South Africa in the Limpopo Province and is known for being one of the largest and oldest baobabs. It’s so big across, you could fit a bar inside. … So someone did.

No, seriously.

The Sunland Baobab is naturally hollow on the inside and was not artificially hollowed out.
The Sunland Baobab is naturally hollow on the inside and was not artificially hollowed out. - As If A 6,000 Year Old Tree Isn’t Awesome Enough, Wait Til You See What’s Inside It.

The bar was created in 1933 and is located on a farm owned by the Van Heerden family.
The bar was created in 1933 and is located on a farm owned by the Van Heerden family. - As If A 6,000 Year Old Tree Isn’t Awesome Enough, Wait Til You See What’s Inside It.

Beyond the tiny entrance…
Beyond the tiny entrance… - As If A 6,000 Year Old Tree Isn’t Awesome Enough, Wait Til You See What’s Inside It.

That you would have to duck to walk through…
That you would have to duck to walk through… - As If A 6,000 Year Old Tree Isn’t Awesome Enough, Wait Til You See What’s Inside It. title=

Is a cute little bar, with 13 foot-high ceilings.
Is a cute little bar, with 13 foot-high ceilings. - As If A 1,000 Year Old Tree Isn’t Awesome Enough, Wait Til You See What’s Inside It.

But the hidden pub isn’t the coolest thing about this tree.
But the hidden pub isn’t the coolest thing about this tree. - As If A 6,000 Year Old Tree Isn’t Awesome Enough, Wait Til You See What’s Inside It.

Scientists believe, thanks to carbon dating, that the tree is over 1,000 years old.
Scientists believe, thanks to carbon dating, that the tree is over 1,000 years old. - As If A 6,000 Year Old Tree Isn’t Awesome Enough, Wait Til You See What’s Inside It.

Now, that’s the kind of pub that can give you a stiff drink.
Now, that’s the kind of pub that can give you a stiff drink. - As If A 6,000 Year Old Tree Isn’t Awesome Enough, Wait Til You See What’s Inside It.

Now, that’s the kind of pub that can give you a stiff drink. - As If A 6,000 Year Old Tree Isn’t Awesome Enough, Wait Til You See What’s Inside It.

Only 15 people can fit inside of the tree at once, but with the diameter of the tree being nearly 35 feet across, it would take a lot more people than that just to encircle the tree.

Now that’s impressive. Share this wonderful part of earth with your friends.

Source: Viral Nova
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